How to Customize the App Drawer on the HTC One.

While Sense 5 on the HTC One isn’t very customizable, it does still enable HTC One users to resize and adjust icons and app drawer order based on what they prefer to use. Here’s how to customize the app drawer on the HTC One.

How to Enlarge Apps on the HTC One

Unlock your device.

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From the Blinkfeed, open the apps drawer by tapping the square icons on the bottom middle of the HTC’s One’s app dock.

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Once in the app drawer, pull down slightly on one of the applications in the app drawer to reveal a hidden menu.

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Open the menu by tapping the three dots on the right side of the tool bar in your app drawer.

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Tap Grid Size from the apps menu.

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Tap 3X4 from the pop-up menu.

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Now whenever you access your applications from inside the HTC One’s app drawer, they’ll be a bit larger. That should allow you to be more imprecise when opening applications.

How to Re-sort Apps on the HTC One.

Unlock your device.

From the Blinkfeed, open the apps drawer by tapping the square icons on the bottom middle of the HTC’s One’s app dock.

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Once in the app drawer, pull down slightly on one of the applications in the app drawer to reveal a hidden menu.

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Tap the drop down menu on the left hand side of the tool bar that you just revealed and select one of the sorting options from the drop down menu. Applications in the app drawer on the HTC One can be sorted by the amount of times they’ve used, in alphabetical order or in a custom pattern.

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If you’d like to sort your applications in a custom pattern, simply select custom from the drop down menu and then drag each application icon to the place you would like it to appear in your app drawer.

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You’ve just learned how to customize the App drawer of the HTC One. While the Sense 5 Android interface that runs on the HTC One doesn’t allow users to customize the background color, or any other functions inside of the app drawer, resizing and moving applications into patterns that you prefer should make using the device as easy as possible for both veteran users and long-time Android users alike.

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